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Issue Details: First known date: 1924... 1924 In Southern Seas : Wanderings of a Naturalist
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Smith tells how, weary and worn by the rigorous demands of scientific endeavour, he took his doctor's advice to travel, and offers an account of his journeys through the Pacific Islands and the north of Australia.


  • Epigraph: 'After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, love, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains; to bring out from their torpid recesses the affinities of a man or woman with the open air, the trees, fields, the changes of seasons - the sun by day and the stars of heaven by night.' - Walt Whitman (Specimen Days in America).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      United Kingdom (UK),
      Western Europe, Europe,
      John Murray ,
      1924 .
      Alternative title: In Southern Seas
      Extent: xviii, 297, [15]p. of platesp.
      Description: illus., maps
      • Includes index
Last amended 7 Dec 2012 11:25:41
  • New Caledonia, South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • New Hebrides, Vanuatu, South Pacific, Pacific Region,
  • North Queensland, Queensland,
  • Northern Territory,
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